MacLachlan is a character of The Vampire Diaries novel series. She is Bonnie McCullough's cousin who explained to Bonnie that she was descended from Druids, and taught her some magical skills.

Powers And Abilities

  • Spell Casting - The ability to perform supernatural spells that affect the natural world.
  • Clairvoyance - The ability to gain information about an object, person, location or physical event through means other than the known human senses.
  • Telepathy - The ability to read other people's minds and hear their thoughts.
  • Empathy - The ability to identify the emotional feelings of another person.
  • Intuition - The ability to have an innate sense of events, thoughts, and even the feelings of others that are normally outside of what the normal human ability is capable of perceiving.
  • Aura Reading - The ability to perceive all of the energy fields surrounding various people, places and things.
  • Palm Reading - The ability to tell fortunes by reading the lines on a persons hand.
  • Telekinesis - The ability to move objects with the mind.
  • Astral Projection - The ability to project the spiritual body of a person to another area in the world.


  • Ouija Board - A flat board marked with the letters of the alphabet, the numbers 0-9, the words 'yes' 'no' and 'goodbye', and other symbols and words are sometimes also added to help personalize the board. The Ouija board was invented as a means to deal with ones spiritual self, to access a part of the soul not usually accessed. However is more commonly believed to be a way of communicating with spirits of the dead.
  • Candles - A common tool needed when attempting to cast a spell.

The Vampire Diaries

MacLachlan does not appear in the TV series. However, a distant cousin of Bonnie, Lucy Bennett portrayed by Natashia Williams, appears, who is also a witch.


  • MacLachlan is a surname that is an Anglicised form of the Gaelic Mac Lachlainn which is the patronymic form of the Gaelic personal name Lochlann, meaning "strange".

See also

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